English Language Instruction and Support

The University has many resources available for students who speak English as a second language.

  • The University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI). UCAELI offers a variety of coursework focusing on English proficiency. Their evening English classes, typically running in four to eight week sessions, are particularly well-suited for graduate students. These courses come in two varieties, focusing either on pronunciation or oral communication & presentation.
  • The University Writing Center. The Writing Center offers (free) tutoring, specifically focused on writing. They also offer a periodic graduate five-week seminar in academic writing.


A variety of student housing is available in the Storrs area.

Transportation & Parking Resources

  • UConn Parking Services
    Permits and Parking Maps
    (860) 486-4930
  • UConn Transportation Services
    On-Campus and Apartment
    Shuttle Routes and Schedules
    (860) 486-1448
  • Windham Region Transit District
    Local Bus Service – Storrs-Willimantic Bus
    (860) 456-2223

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